Silver Moon Deposit

Past Producer in Grand county in Utah, United States with commodities Uranium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10078715
MRDS ID W027248
Record type Site
Current site name Silver Moon Deposit

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -109.56876, 38.82165 (WGS84)
Elevation 1402
Relative position 0.3 MILES SOUTH OF MOLLIES HOGANS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Utah Grand

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Salt Lake 023S 021E 11 Utah

Comments on the location information

  • SECTION SUBDIVISION: SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 OF SEC. 11

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Uranium Secondary
Vanadium Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Carnotite Ore
Gypsum Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Mudstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation
    Rock description Salt Wash Member of Morrison Formation

Nearby scientific data

(1) -109.56876, 38.82165

Ore body information

  • General form PODLIKE
    Thickness 0.3M
    Depth to bottom 4.88M
    Depth to top 4.57M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Thompsons - Yellow Cat District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Utah Alloy Ores

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • NO APPARENT RESERVES

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 15.24M
    Overall depth 4.57M

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS CONSIST OF 6 SMALL DOG HOLES WITH NO MORE THAN 15 FT. OF WORKINGS ON ANY OF THEM.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W027248

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STOKES, W. L., 1952 , URANIUM - VANADIUM DEPOSITS OF THE THOMPSONS AREA GRAND COUNTY, UTAH: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY BULL. 46 , 51 P

  • Reserve-Resource

    MC CARTHY, B. M., 1977

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ORE IN SCATTERED PODS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1977 Mc Carthy, Blair M. Bureau of Land Management